Big Events

Due to the large size and geographic scope of the Texas Chapter, countless events occur throughout the year in cities across the state. The following are our largest events:

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METROCON Expo & Conference

This annual two-day event features 250+ exhibitors in 40,000+ SF, 40+ CEU's and educational sessions, and valuable networking opportunities.

METROCON focuses on introducing the latest in products and innovative ideas to the Southwest region’s community of Interior Designers, Architects, Specifiers, Facility Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Students and other Essential Industry Members catering to the built environment.

Exhibitors and education cater to the corporate, education, healthcare, hospitality, institutional, multifamily, residential, and retail design fields.

For 2017 the following associations joined forces to bring you a more meaningful, expansive event: ASID Texas Chapter, ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, CSI Dallas Chapter, NEWH Dallas Chapter, and USGBC Texas Chapter. GO HERE for a wrap-up of METROCON17.

The 2018 event will take place in Dallas on Thursday, August 9 & Friday, August 10. Visit the event’s official website for more information.

Texas Chapter Legacy of Design Awards Celebration

The Legacy of Design Awards is the annual design competition recognizing the finest interior design achievements within the Texas Chapter.

The Legacy of Design Awards Celebration is held in conjunction with METROCON Expo & Conference in Dallas in mid-August.

Past award celebration locations include the Renaissance Hotel Dallas, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas.

GO HERE to see a list winners of the 2017 Legacy of Design Awards.

The 2018 Legacy of Design Awards Celebration will take place on the evening of Friday, August 10 in Dallas.

Be a part of the Chapter's most exciting event of the year by becoming a sponsor! Contact Legacy of Design Chair Elliot Fischer to find out how : 469-835-8232 | efischer@interceramic.com.

Texas Chapter Student Symposium

Student Symposium is an annual event exclusively for Interior Design Students and Educators from all over Texas, as well as Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Arkansas.

Presentations, tours and activities focus on all design fields: education, healthcare, hospitality, institutional, multifamily, residential, retail and workplace.
 
Students, be sure to grab your friends and road trip into the city for hours filled with knowledge, fun and design! The event is always filled with rich opportunities, exciting new venues and will expose you to the reality of this amazingly diverse profession of interior design.

You will be able to interact one-on-one with successful professionals from all facets of design and prove to yourself that your passion for this industry goes beyond the classroom. You will hear from seasoned career professionals what it’s like in the industry and how to brand yourself.

The 2017 event will take place October 27 & 28. Visit the event’s official website for more information.

Austin Design Excellence Award Celebration

Organized by ASID Texas Chapter Austin Design Community, the Design Excellence Awards Celebration is held in Austin in early November. Past award celebration locations include The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

VISIT THE AUSTIN DESIGN COMMUNITY PAGE

Dallas Design Ovation Awards Celebration

Organized by the ASID Texas Chapter Dallas Design Community, the Design Ovation Awards Celebration is typically held in Dallas in early May. Past award celebration locations include the Trade Mart at Dallas Market Center, The Empire Room and Frontiers of Flight Museum.

VISIT THE DALLAS DESIGN COMMUNITY PAGE

San Antonio Pinnacle of Design Awards Celebration

Organized by the ASID Texas Chapter San Antonio Design Community, the Pinnacle of Design Awards Celebration is typically held in San Antonio the second half of September. Past award celebration locations include the Noah Event Venue and Norris Conference Centers.

VISIT THE SAN ANTONIO DESIGN COMMUNITY PAGE